Welcome to Sunshine and Hurricanes

Welcome to Sunshine and HurricanesHi, we're Kira (the geeky one) and Michelle (the creative one).

Our hope is that our friendship will extend to every one of our readers as we raise kids together, design our lives together and have fun together. Whether in this moment you are experiencing the joy of sunshine or the winds of a hurricane, we are here and want to hear your story.

Cheesey Noodle Casserole

Cheesey Noodle Casserole

Cheesey Noodle Casserole has all the ingredients of any good comfort food and is a hit with kids as well. One of my favorite things about this recipe is that it's so easy to double it and stick the extra in the freezer or take to a friend! Quick Tip: having ground beef or turkey on hand is Continue Reading

Halloween Light Up Centerpiece

Halloween Centerpiece that Lights Up

This Halloween Light Up Centerpiece is a quick project and a super cute way to add some fun to your October celebrations! I used 3 different colors of 12" deco mesh, black, green, & orange and a roll of patterned 2" ribbon, a 14" wire wreath form, 10 pipe cleaners in a coordinating color, and Continue Reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

I always make these simple chocolate peanut butter cookies in the Fall, I think because of the colors but they're truly yummy anytime of the year! This is such a quick and easy treat that goes from start to dunking in milk in 30 minutes or less. Because there is so little measuring involved, Continue Reading